Definition Of grouch


a habitually grumpy person.

rock's foremost poet and ill-mannered grouch

voice one's discontent in an ill-tempered manner; grumble.

there's not a lot to grouch about

Example Of grouch

  • And if I can stop whining, you can stop being such a grouch .

  • And the next day was an authentic Boxing Day, too: the kids fighting over toys and eating cold leftovers; the adults grouching at them through the half-closed eyes of a hangover.

  • At the risk of sounding a tad Baden Powell, the combination of fresh air, freedom and new friends on tap transformed the children from hooded grouches into apple-cheeked moppets.

  • ‘Sorry for not leaping for joy,’ he grouched in an annoyed fashion.

  • Before you roll your eyes, before you grouch , before you yell at me, wait.

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